Friday, 16 September 2016

How Your Floor Can Make You Sick

Many people tend to ignore their flooring once it has been installed. This negligence towards the floor is impermissible – you pay attention to the safety requirements of your furniture and appliances and you should do the same when it concerns the potential dangers that your flooring may provide. In this article, you will learn what to look for and which are the materials that are known to be potentially dangerous.

Saturday, 10 September 2016

10 Things You Didn`t Know About Gin

Gin is a preferred drink by many people because of its unique flavour. Little did you know that England`s national spirit has Dutch roots. When the English were fighting the Thirty Years` War in the 17th century, they saw that Dutch soldiers drink Jenever before a battle. Have you heard the term “Dutch Courage”? The English brought this idea back to England and after about 150 they came up with their own version of the spirit.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

12 Germy Items You Never Think To Clean

You are probably a very diligent homeowner and clean your property on a regular basis. However, in this article, you will find a list of the things at your house you`ve most likely never thought about cleaning. Check them out and consider adding them to your cleaning routine – they accumulate bacteria you don`t want around you and your family!

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Light Flooring or Dark Flooring at Home? – Pros and Cons

One of the biggest dilemmas when it concerns installation of new flooring is the constant battle between light and dark flooring. Along with what type of wood and what finish should be applied, the colour remains one of the biggest considerations. It can change the vibe of the whole premises so picking the suitable one for your home is of great importance. How should you decide whether you should choose light or dark flooring?

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

How to Remove Oil Stains from Every Surface?

The topic about stains removal is too extensive to be discussed in just one article, that’s why we will concentrate on the removal of oily stains from different surfaces. It must have happened to you at least once to deal with an oily stain - you know that the right cleaning technique is essential for its complete removal. You probably know that you need to apply a different cleaning approach for grass and ink stains, for example.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Online News vs Good Old Newspaper – Pros and Cons

Nowadays we live in the era of technological breakthroughs and new devices, aimed at making out lives easier are launched literary every week. We can hardly imagine living without a smartphone or having a limited access to the Internet. Due to the fast development of technologies many professions are expected to disappear in the next couple of years.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

5 Reasons to Organise Your Closet Today

When was the last time you organised your closet? If you reluctantly skip this task every time you perform the domestic cleaning, we have news for you – you should probably do it now. If you ask yourself questions like “Where is my...?”, “ Who stole my...?!” or just state “I have nothing to wear!” you are in a desperate need to organise and declutter your closet. Don`t rely only on the seasonal cleanups – they are essential but you need your closet organised through the whole year as it will save you time, money and efforts.

Monday, 6 June 2016

How to clean any type of flooring effortlessly?

There are a lot of ways to clean your floors but most of them require hours of scrubbing and mopping and you are definitely not keen on this idea at all. In addition, most of the floor cleaning detergent contain a lot of harmful chemicals which make the whole process hazardous.

Friday, 20 May 2016

Why wool carpet is the best for your little one?

Many people are wondering which is the best floor covering for the nursery but there is no time for hesitations – installing a carpet is definitely the most appropriate solution. Why carpet is a good idea? The most obvious reason is because it is soft. When your little one begins crawling, a nice cushioning to protect the knees is vital. When your baby grows and starts learning how to walk again a soft surface to prevent any harms from the inevitable falls should be provided.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Make your short-term rental feel like home

No matter what is the reason behind living in a short-term rental – business travel, a study exchange or a relocation for few months with the whole family – it is essential to make the place feel like home. When you don't feel comfortable at your tenement this usually results in a suppressed overall well-being – make the place cosier and create the greatest home away from home!

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Marble flooring vs concrete flooring - pros and cons

When you are looking for a reliable and durable flooring for your home usually the very first options that cross your mind are two – marble and concrete flooring. If you are among these people that want to make a well-informed decision about their floors, read on and check their advantages and disadvantages.

  • Marble flooring – the beautiful designs of marble flooring is not all it provides. This natural and durable material can lend an elegant and royal look to any property.

Friday, 15 April 2016

Follow these tips and repaint your walls as a pro

Painting the walls at home involves a lot of clutter, dirt and patience. However, if you apply some simple tricks, you will forget your concerns and you will repaint your home as a true professional. Painting the walls at home is part of the mandatory repairs, that you should undertake at least once in 2-3 years. It’s recommended to start this process during the warmer months when windows and balconies are open almost all the time and premises are quickly ventilated.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

What’s the best flooring solution for your gym at home?

In the recent years fitness and wellness issues are becoming more and more popular and people tend to spend more time taking care of their physical shape. Going to the gym has become an essential part of the lives of millions of people over the world. However, gyms are not what they used to – they can be found not only in commercial venues but in residential properties, too.

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Essential Rules You Should Follow When Arranging Your Furniture

A lot of things should be considered when arranging furniture. It can be a complex task if you are faced with empty room and a pile of furniture you should put in order. However, there are few simple rules you should know and you will see that it’s not that scary after all. Read on and check them out.

Friday, 18 March 2016

How To Deal With Pet Cleaning Problems?

A pet is a member of your family that is always happy to see you and will bring you many years of joy and happiness. Spending quality time with them is important as they love playing with you or simply cuddling up. However, owning a pet also means that you have to be liable to a lot of responsibilities. We all love our pets but they will leave messes behind and we should face off the fact that we have to take care of cleaning them. Read on and check our list of cleaning tips and tricks to help you keep your home spick and span despite the all the fur flying around.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

How to Clean Baby Toys and Stuff

We all want the best for our kids. We make great effort to pick up the most comfortable crib or the prettiest toy. This is a heavy feather in the family budget and any low-cost alternatives are highly appreciated - like putting back in use the outgrown clothes from the first kid or buying a used stroller.
Since kids put everything in their mouth, every item is covered with baby saliva or food, which gives germs suitable environment to grow. Therefore, whether you buy baby goods new or used, disinfection is mandatory. We know that babies need chemical-free detergents and disinfectants, so here are a few ideas on how to sanitize toys and other children belongings.

Monday, 29 February 2016

Who Invented Soap?

Have you thought about who and when invented everyday items we use in our life? As we know great ideas come in the bathroom, and this question struck me while I was in the shower - who invented soap? Here are some popular theories I found.

Thursday, 18 February 2016

How To Use Old Pantyhose In Household Tasks

You have some old pair of pantyhose for sure as they are in the fashion trends because of their interesting prints and different colours. However, despite their great looks, they have one main disadvantage – they tear easily. But next time you come upon this situation, better don’t throw your pantyhose away – you can use them in various ways. Read on and you may find some ideas to apply later.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Usage Of Strong Cleaning Chemicals - Pros and Cons

When you buy cleaning products usually the only thing that you expect from them is to clean. Of course, you love their fresh scent but do you know what actually is the explanation behind it? The answer is simple – chemicals. The ingredients of the products vary in the type of health hazard they may cause. But still – you love them as they are your faithful helper fighting the mess around your house.

So, what are the pros and cons of using them? Read on.

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Before installing a new floor, try professional wood floor sanding!

Does it seem to you that your wood floor has no chances of living any longer? Even if this is the case, do not rush to get rid of it completely! It is perfectly normal for any kind of flooring to export by the time. Scratches and other damages inevitably appear.
Wood, however, is natural material, which is beautiful and unique. Your floor simply needs some special care – that’s all.

Here is what you need to know about that:

Monday, 25 January 2016

How to decorate with quilts without looking old-fashioned?

Everyone has their lovely handmade vintage looking quilts – whether given as a gift from your grandmother or you just found out you actually have some after cleaning the wardrobe. These sentimental pieces of family history can be turned into some decorations for your contemporary home, making it even cozier. The best part – you won’t look old-fashioned!

Monday, 18 January 2016

Clean the bathroom in 15 minutes

What makes bathroom cleaning more complicated than the cleaning procedures you perform in the other rooms is that you cannot just pick up the trash and vacuum the floor. On the contrary, bathroom needs regular and most of all, thorough sanitizing if you want to make sure you live in a germ-free environment. Of course, bathroom cleaning should not be associated with several hours spent in scrubbing the tiles and cleaning the cabinets. You just have to spend no more than 15 minutes a day and soon you will see that things take care of themselves.

Monday, 4 January 2016

How to use the alcove storage

Alcoves are excellent storage solution for every household. It's a fantastic way to store more items in your living room without feeling piled. The living room and the bedroom are the most common places where you can make use of the alcove storage space. Here are some ideas on how to use alcove space at the rooms in your house.